Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country
Saturday, 26 May 2018 Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
Ireland voted to lift its abortion ban. Over the weekend, voters in Ireland flocked to the polls. They delivered a rebuke to the country’s history of conservative Catholicism. Turnout was 64 percent. Two-thirds of them voted “Yes” on the Referendum on the Thirty-sixth Amendment of the...
On Friday CNN reported that Ireland's Prime Minister has hailed a "historic moment" for women in the country, after a bill to legalize abortion passed through the final stages of parliament.The bill is..